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sundae

[ suhn-dey, -dee ]
/ ˈsʌn deɪ, -di /
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noun
ice cream served with syrup poured over it, and often other toppings, as whipped cream, chopped nuts, or fruit.
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Origin of sundae

1890–95, Americanism; perhaps special use of Sunday (with distinctive spelling)
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British Dictionary definitions for sundae

sundae
/ (ˈsʌndɪ, -deɪ) /

noun
ice cream topped with a sweet sauce, nuts, whipped cream, etc

Word Origin for sundae

C20: of uncertain origin
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